Agent Name

Gold trisulfide

CAS Number

1303-61-3

Formula

Au2-S3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Digold trisulphide; Gold sulfide (Au2S3); [ChemIDplus] Auric sulfide; [Merck Index] Gold(III) sulfide; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Black solid; [Merck Index] Black powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in photography; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Gold."

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